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MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
difference. join us. [ male announcer ] at edward jones, it's how we make sense of investing. using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >>> the blizzard of 2013 the day after. today we are getting more perspective on the storm. in sum, it affected more than 40 million people. now there are just hours left to clean up and prepare for a new storm heading back to the northeast. hello, everyone. it is high noon in the east. 9:00 a.m. out west. i'm alex witt. the storm is blamed for ten deaths across the region, including an 11-year-old boston boy who died from carbon monoxide poisoning. he was just trying to keep warm inside a car with a blocked wind pipe. hundreds of abandoned cars are blocking snow plows rushing to clear the roads ahead of the work week. nbc's ron mot is there for us in boston. we begin with nbc's michelle franzen, who's live at laguardia airport. let's get to
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am PST
red jars are all the same right? wrong! you need three uses of a $15 cream to equal the moisturizing power of one use of regenerist microsculpting cream. seems not all red jars are created equal. olay regenerist. >>> hello, everyone. just about high noon here in the east. 9:00 a.m. in the west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." here are the top stories. the shocking death of an american sniper. details on that. >>> the missing new york woman turns up overseas. another new picture around the globe, a big boom in the big easy for the super bowl. we'll have those stories throughout the hour. first -- in a new interview airing today on tele-mundo, president obama is sharing his time line for passing immigration reform. >> the senators themselves have said that they would like to see legislation done by march. that they would like to present that not only to the fellow members of the senate, but also the american people. i think that's a reasonable time line. the important point here is that we have been working on this for a long time. we know what the issues are. i have
MSNBC
Feb 24, 2013 9:00am PST
approach, which is about cuts and closing loopholes that enables us to invest in the things that grow jobs -- >> also knew nu today, the "washington post" reports a bipartisan group of senators is close to a deal that would expand background checks to all private gun sales with limited exceptions. sources say the talks are being led by two republicans and two democrats and the plan is expected to earn gop support in the coming days. peter alexander joins me. good sunday to you. what else did we hear on the sequester issue today snr. >> a good question. a gorgeous day at the white house but not nearly as pretty as you look at the horizon, barely 100 hours from the sequester that leading democrats call stupid, they call dumb across the board cuts, the white house rolging out some of its top cabinet secretaries, arne duncan, raily lahood, to make i clear the potential impact of these cuts. david gregory this morning on "meet the press" suggests perhaps this is being overstated by the government. >> this is not your father's faa. this is an faa that has to meet certain contract obligations wit
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 4:00am PST
. video cominging in to us from new york. that is where nearly 100 cars are stuck out on the long island expressway. no word on when they will be rescued. a car accident killed a 74-year-old pedestrian in new york state. drivers encountering standed cars across the region. >> it's the cars before they plow got stuck and now they can't plow around them and you can't pass them, that's where you getting stuck. >> a dozen or so cars, getting stuck going up the hill. >> storm knocked out power to 645,000 customers. rhode island has the second most outages. frustrated flyers waking up in airports this morning. so far, airports canceled more than 5,300 flights through today. newark liberty airport had been closed. but expecting to open this hour. so are we close to the end? we'll get the latest now on the forecast. snow totals from nbc meteorologist bill karins. good morning to you. >>> good morning, alex. an amazing storm conditions. we're not done yet. all our friend up in maine are still dealing with brunt of the storm from portland to southern new hampshire and boston, very cold and very wi
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2013 9:00am PST
calling on the president to join us in replacing his sequester with better, more responsible spending cuts. >> joining me now, correspondent for the garden, anna marie cox and white house reporter for "the washington post", david kna knackmara. what's going to happen? >> there was a lot of concern about taxes going up. you saw everything go down to the wire. we tipped over the fiscal cliff for a day but then they came to an agreement. this time, this is a big -- sequester is a big issue and could result in a lot of job losses and a lot of damage to the economy. but because it's slower moving, there seems to be less impetus to get a deal done before the march 1st deadline. you're hearing maybe this would all be wrapped up and the continuing spending resolution, if that's not solved by the end of march could result in a government shutdown. there seems to be posturing for negotiating all at once, some time in march. looks like it's possible we'll go past the sequester. >> didn't the gop agree to the sequester deal? and if the gop wanted to stop it, they could have. how do you a
MSNBC
Feb 2, 2013 4:00am PST
welker at the white house for us. good saturday morning to you. what is the take on the latest economic news, after the rocky start with the negative gdp number? >> good morning, alex. a real mixed bag this week. the white house responding as they typically do, when we get one of these jobs reports or gdp reports, saying, look, these are signs that the economy is recovering, but that there is still a lot of work left to be done. particularly on the jobs report, to take that part, alex. the white house pointing that the jobs numbers were revised last year and at the ends the e month to show higher hiring. the fact nah manufacturing, construction, had a strong showing in the jobs report, but, of course, the negative side of that, the unemployment rate did tick up to 7.9%. that is indication there is more work to be done on the economy. republicans pointing to that number and the gdp report which showed the economy basically shrunk to say that the obama economy is not working. you look at the gdp number, what is interesting, part of the reason why it contracted, there were cuts to
MSNBC
Feb 23, 2013 9:00am PST
won't he work with us? and the answer quite simply is because he wants higher taxes. >> let's go to the white house and nbc's kristen welker. another good saturday to you, kristen. let's talk about the president, what he's doing this weekend to help broker some sort of a deal to avoid the sequester taking effect on friday. >> reporter: alex, good afternoon. the president says he's going to have conversations with members of congress and throughout the week. but so far the limited conversations they have had have yielded no results. both sides are dug in it seems increasingly likely the sequester will kick in. on friday president obama met with the prime minister of japan, and he answered some questions from journalists as you can imagine, many of them about the sequester. one person asking him, is it inevitable the sequester will go into effect? here's what he had to say. take a listen. >> i never think that anything's inevitable. we always have the opportunity to make the right decisions. i hope is that we can see a different course taken by congress. this should be a no-brainer. >
MSNBC
Feb 23, 2013 4:00am PST
other way around, where the press was oh, yeah, whatever they say is true. and maybe some of us will find out some of it is not true later. well, we have lost too many lives as a result of how the media handled that. >> that is called being skeptical, it is healthy, the size of the things they are size to portray is directly in response to the size of what they're trying to sell. i know you took a hit for a long time for doing it. and congratulations on everything since then. thank you for being here tonight. >> thank you rachel, and thank you for your documentary this week. god bless you. >> god bless you back, all right, that does it for us tonight. thank you for joining us on a friday night. "weekends with alex witt" starts now. >>> six days and counting, sextise seeking the truth on the massive budget cuts set to take place in less than a week. >>> what does a butcher shop have to do with impending budget cuss? >>> brace yourself, again. parts of the northeast will get hit by a snowstorm. >>> oscar predictions. who will get the biggest awards? one expert will tell you. >>> l
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2013 4:00am PST
house on behalf of our constituents are calling on the president to join us in replacing the sequester with better, more responsible spending cuts. >> meanwhile, a glimpse of the president's personal side in a rare moment, he discussed his own childhood while talking about family values in his adoptive hometown of chicago. >> we have single moms out here, heroic of what they are doing. we are so proud of them. but at the same time, i wish i had a father who was around and involved. >> joining me now, nbc news correspondent kristen welker, good saturday morning to you, kristen. that was very revealing. does the president see this as a particularly personal cause? i think he does see this as a personal problem this is part of his broader strategy. the president using more emotional appeal as he has argued for stiffer gun control laws. that's an uphill battle, not just with congressional republicans, but a number of democrats. the president showing this other side of himself as he makes this case, not only for stiffer gun control laws, but really investing in inner cities like chicago. as
MSNBC
Feb 17, 2013 9:00am PST
arrival and leaving us with a broken system for years to come. emily, what is the response to that tell you? >> it is a pretty hot response. in what has been so far a measured sense of negotiation going on in the senate. i hope the white house would keep the volume lower on this and make sure that cooler heads prevail. it is when you get that bipartisan group of senators working together that you get some product that congress can pass. that is the only place that will happen. when you hear flame throwing like this going on, it sheds doubt on the process. i'm sure the white house was not pleased to hear that. they would like for congress to do something, but they are readying this plan in case that doesn't happen. a show of good faith to their constituents. that they really are serious about this negotiation process. but i think that rhetoric may jam things up. >> so, eleanor, emily is saying that the white house went and took the first step on this and worry that congress would not come up with their own plan. really? do you think the white house should have superseded a plan? cou
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am PST
trapping hundreds of drivers on a major expressway. police used snomobiles to get to some of those stranded. more than half a million customers still without power across the region with the numbers getting better in the past few hours. most of them are in massachusetts with more than 400,000 outages. rhode island has nearly 173,000 without power. connecticut more than 38,000 outages. other states fared a little bit better. >>> even though new york area airports began receiving flights today, the ripple effects across this country, airlines cancelling more than 5300 flights this week. and reporter jonathan hall from our nbc affiliate whdh was on the coast in massachusetts as the high tide came in. >> reporter: the water has definitely come up. i'd say a good three or four inches just in the last ten minutes or so. and the national guard is here on the scene helping people evacuate. no mandatory evacuations at hall, but they are strongly urged. people in low-lying areas, areas that normally flood, are told get out. and now it might be too late. we've definitely got the high tide flo
MSNBC
Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
. alex back to you. >> gabe, i know you'll monitor that news conference for us. let us know what happens. appreciate it. >>> overseas now details about the man allegedly behind the deadly terror attack on the u.s. embassy in turkey. the suicide bomber is reportedly identified as an ex-convict and likely linked to an outlawed anti-american group. the man blew himself up at the entrance of the embassy in the capital city of ankara yesterday. the attack killed a turkish security guard and wounded several others. there's been no claim of responsibility and officials are still looking for a motive. >>> to front page politics, new today president obama like you've never seen him before. white house press secretary jay carney tweeted this picture a short time ago. it's of the president who is shooting at clay targets. it was taken august 4th of 2012 on the range at camp david. the president had mentioned his skeat shooting exploits in an interview with the new republic last week. the pick toured release comes just ahead of the president's visit to minneapolis monday where he is going to
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